Maternity & Nursing Advice

Being pregnant is the most exciting yet worrying time. Let us help make your day a little easier with some helpful tips from real mums – they really have seen it and done it all!

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Pregnancy Nutrition: Your Guide To Prenatal Supplements

It’s no secret that optimal nutrition will lay the groundwork for a healthy, happy pregnancy. Just think of all the goodness your body needs to create a little human! Thanks to our highly refined, modern-day diets, getting your daily allowance of all the essential baby-growing nutrients can be pretty darn…

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How to plan a baby shower step by step

The arrival of your little babe is fast approaching. Everyone is waiting with baited breath to meet the new member of your family – and what better way to celebrate this joyous occasion than with a party? Whether you’re the mum-to-be, best friend or family member, a baby shower requires…

Your essential guide to pregnancy hormones
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Your essential guide to pregnancy hormones

Pregnancy can turn any seemingly sane woman into an unpredictable and volatile creature – and for good reason. The culprit? Hormones. Blamed for every bloat and blemish, this turbo cocktail of chemicals has earned itself a pretty bad rep during pregnancy. It’s not all bad news though. You’ll be glad…

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Don’t panic! Labour guide for Dads-To-Be

Though no one wants to see a loved one suffer in pain, admittedly, most fathers see the birth of their little babe as one of life’s finest moments. Of course, what makes this occasion even sweeter is the knowledge you’ve been there to help and support your partner. But given…

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Top Tips to Relieve Pregnancy Boredom

What could be more exciting than the first few months of pregnancy? You’ve just been told you’re going to be a mum; you’re constantly receiving compliments about your gorgeous ‘glow’ – not to mention your luscious locks; and yes, you can indulge in that tub of ice cream without feeling…

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Your Week By Week Pregnancy Guide

Congratulations – you’re pregnant! If you’ve ever wondered what on earth baby gets up to in there, join us to discover your week by week pregnancy guide. First trimester After the magic of conception, baby is a teeny tiny embryo – two layers of cells that will multiple and multiple,…

Breastfeeding – Managing Expectations
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Breastfeeding – Managing Expectations

Breastfeeding. Damned if you do. Damned if you don’t. Or is that just what we are lead to believe as a first time mum? It can be really hard listening to conflicting advice from midwives, health visitors, and even friends and family. You hear stories from people you know who…

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Guide to Twin Pregnancy

Week by Week Guide to Twin Pregnancy By So you’re about to become a Mum of twins. A happy surprise that sneaks up on you when you least expect it. Having twins is common, 1 in 63 births consist of twin pregnancies. But not many Mums experience this on…

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How Dads can help with Breastfeeding

Deciding to breastfeed your new baby is special and wonderful for so many reasons. With benefits which go way beyond nutrition. But it’s not always plain-sailing – in fact it’s very often fraught with obstacles. I feel quite passionately that this should be spoken about more, so that women are…

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How to Test for Pregnancy at Home

Bio: Sophia Nguyen is the owner of “Healthy Baby Happy Earth” website. She is a blogger, and she loves writing about pregnancy, babies and helping new mom by providing only the useful information. Read her new post What I Needed 16 years ago… Once upon a time, in November 2001,…

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Why am I always so Disheveled?

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom Change There are some things about my physical appearance that have noticeably changed since becoming a parent. The ‘Mum-Tum’, dark eye bags and ever-changing breastfeeding boobs size were all to be expected. But I wasn’t quite prepared for the constant state of… well,…

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Figuring out Life as a Stay at Home Mum

Written by Holly from Little Pickle’s Mom I think part of me always knew I’d end up being a Stay at Home Mum. I kept telling myself throughout my pregnancy that I’d wait and see how I felt. You can never know how you’ll feel until it comes down to it……